Monday, May 17, 2021

Entering Uncharted Territory in Washington

As the latest heat records indicate, we are, for the first time, on a planet in decline. And if that isn’t uncharted territory, what is?

On Fracking, Clinton And Sanders Give Vastly Different Answers

"My answer is a lot shorter," Sanders said. "No. I do not support fracking,"

Bill McKibben Arrested + 56 Others in Ongoing Campaign Against Proposed Gas Storage at...

The total number of arrests in the 17-month-old civil disobedience campaign has now surpassed 500.

Bernie Sanders Challenges Hillary Clinton’s Stance on Climate Change and Fracking

Bernie Sanders is currently the only presidential candidate that opposes fracking. Now his new ad campaign is challenging his opponents' conflicting viewpoints.

Trade Policy Clouds Obama’s Climate Legacy

Despite President Obama’s urgent warnings in Alaska that climate change could “condemn our children to a planet beyond their capacity to repair,” he seems to have curbed his climate ambition.

Is Deepwater Wind Creating a New Energy Revolution?

For a cost the same or less as building conventional power plants, Deepwater Wind could build offshore wind farms.

Kasich Weighs In On Climate Change, Calls For More Renewables

"I know it’s an apostasy in the Republican Party to say that. I guess that’s what I’ve always been — being able to challenge some of the status quo.”

Fortune Magazine Names Monsanto One Of The “World’s Most Admired Companies”

For those of you who don’t know, Monsanto is one of the wealthiest multinational corporations in the world and is also one of the most ruthless. But they have a false image of innocence.

Ford Becomes Latest Major Corporation to Dump ALEC

Ford has responded to consumer concern over its membership in ALEC - by dumping them.

Why We Need to Keep 80 Percent of Fossil Fuels in the Ground

Life depends on it. Bill McKibben on the big changes we’ve already made in remarkably short order.